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Podcasting For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Podcasting For Dummies, 2nd Edition

Tee Morris, Chuck Tomasi, Evo Terra, Kreg Steppe (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-470-27557-3

Jul 2008

384 pages

Description

New tools have made it easier to create a podcast. The second edition of Podcasting For Dummies shows you how you can create and distribute your own online recordings using tools you already have. This edition also covers what you need to build a top-notch podcasting studio. Expert podcasters Tee Morris and Evo Terra are joined on this edition by a fellow podcasting guru, Chuck Tomasi, to walk you through recording, editing, posting, and promoting a podcast. Chapters cover:
  • Choosing a topic that fits your expertise
  • Writing an outline or script for your podcast
  • Turning your existing computer into a desktop podcasting studio
  • Picking the microphone, headphones, and audio editing software that best suit your needs
  • Upgrading to pro-level podcasting equipment
  • Conducting interviews and recording an interview subject who’s not in the room with you
  • Navigating the XML code you need to share your podcast
  • Finding a place to host your podcast online
  • Promoting your podcasts in the blogosphere, online discussion groups, and social networking sites
  • Seeking out sponsors, advertising, and subscriptions to make your podcast pay
  • Creating podcasts designed to promote a business
Foreword.

Introduction.

Part I: Podcasting on a Worldwide Frequency.

Chapter 1: Get ting the Scoop on Podcasting.

Chapter 2: Get ting the Gadgets That Make a Podcast Go.

Chapter 3: Building Your Podcast’s Digital Workstation.

Part II: The Hills Are Alive with the Sound of Podcasting.

Chapter 4: Before You Hit the Record Button.

Chapter 5: Interview-Fu: Talk to Me, Grasshopper.

Chapter 6: So What Are You Waiting For? Record, Already!

Chapter 7: Cleanup, Podcast Aisle 7!

Chapter 8: Roll Camera: Video Podcasting.

Part III: So You’ve Got This Great Recording of Your Voice. Now What?

Chapter 9: Shrink That Puppy and Slap a Label on It.

Chapter 10: Move It on Up (To Your Web Server).

Chapter 11: Providing Show Notes.

Chapter 12: Geeking Out on RSS.

Part IV: Start Spreadin’ the News about Your Podcast.

Chapter 13: Speaking Directly to Your Peeps.

Chapter 14: Fishing for Listeners.

Part V: Pod-sibilities to Consider for Your Show.

Chapter 15: Show Me the Money.

Chapter 16: Podcasting for Publicity.

Chapter 17: Podcasting for Passion.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 18: Top Ten Types of Podcasts to Check Out.

Chapter 19: Top Ten Most Influential People in Podcasting.

Chapter 20: Top Ten Reasons Why Podcasting Won’t Kill Radio.

Chapter 21: Top Ten Reasons Why Podcasting Will Kill (Or Seriously Dent) Radio.

Index.

"Aimed at everyone from first-time podcasters to experienced producers with a thorough update on the software". (The Bookseller, Friday 14th March 2008)
Season 2: Episode 32: Podcasting with a Co-host

If you're not into the podcasting scene, you can listen to the latest podcast episode by clicking on the following episode links, or by right-clicking and using the "Save Target As" option to save the file to your hard drive.

Season Two: Podcasting For Dummies and Expert Podcasting For Dummies co-author Tee Morris returns for a second season of the Podcasting For Dummies companion podcast. In these episodes, Tee goes more in-depth into the tricks of making a top notch podcast. This season also features Podcasting For Dummies, 2nd Edition co-author Chuck Tomasi and strangerthing.tv's Earl Newton offering their insight about podcasting.

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Season 2: Episode 31: Creating a Master Feed
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Season 2: Episode 30: Audio Terms
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Season 2: Episode 29: Where Do I Learn More?
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Season 2: Episode 28: Lighting A Video Podcast
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Season 2: Episode 27: Noise Reduction
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Season 2: Episode 26: Making a Good Interview Sound Great
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Season 2: Episode 25: Reviewing the G-Track (with Phil Rossi)
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Season 2: Episode 24: The Mystery of Microphones (with Phil Rossi)
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Season 2: Episode 23: An Intro to Video Podcasting with Earl Newton
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Season 2: Episode 22: Launching a New Podcast
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Season 2: Episode 21: Welcome Back! (with Lani Tupu)
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E12: Podcasting with a Co-host

If you're not into the podcasting scene, you can listen to the latest podcast episode by right-clicking and using the "Save Target As" option to save the file to your hard drive.

Season Two (Enhanced*): Podcasting For Dummies and Expert Podcasting For Dummies co-author Tee Morris returns for a second season of the Podcasting For Dummies companion podcast. In these episodes, Tee goes more in-depth into the tricks of making a top notch podcast. This season also features Podcasting For Dummies, 2nd Edition co-author Chuck Tomasi and strangerthing.tv's Earl Newton offering their insight about podcasting.

* An enhanced podcast is a podcast that can also include images that appear in your audio player corresponding to the audio, chapter markers that allow you to page through the podcast like you would move from track to track on an audio CD, or Web and e-mail links that let you click through to other sites while the enhanced podcast is playing. Podcasting For Dummies and Expert Podcasting Practices For Dummies author Tee Morris has teamed with his Podcasting For Dummies, 2nd Edition co-author Chuck Tomasi and stragerthings.tv's Earl Newton to create enhanced versions of the season two episodes of the companion podcast for Podcasting For Dummies and Expert Podcasting Practices For Dummies. This feed will also feature exclusive video episodes of the podcast.

The enhanced features of these episodes are fully viewable in Apple's iTunes media player or on generation 4 or newer iPods (iPods with photo/video capability purchased after June 2005). You can download a copy of iTunes for free at http://www.apple.com/itunes/.

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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E11: Creating a Master Feed
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E10: Audio Terms
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E9: Where Do I Learn More?
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E8: Lighting A Video Podcast
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E7: Noise Reduction
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E6: Making a Good Interview Sound Great
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E5: Reviewing the G-Track (with Phil Rossi)
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E4: The Mystery of Microphones (with Phil Rossi)
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E3: An Intro to Video Podcasting with Earl Newton
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E2: Launching a New Podcast
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Season 2 Enhanced: Episode E1: Welcome Back! (with Lani Tupu)
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Season 1: Episode 20: Farewell, But Not Goodbye

Season One: Podcasting For Dummies co-author Tee Morris offers his expert insight on the basics of podcasting technology as well as how to put together a quality podcast. Episodes posted from December 2005 to February 2007.

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Season 1: Episode 19: Listener Feedback
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Season 1: Episode 18: Music in Podcasting
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Season 1: Episode 17: Gadgets and Tools for Your Podcasting Studio
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Season 1: Episode 16: Adding Celebrity Bumpers
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Season 1: Episode 15: Your First Episode
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Season 1: Episode 14: Podfading
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Season 1: Episode 13: Listener Appreciation Part Two
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Season 1: Episode 12: Listener Appreciation Part One
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Season 1: Episode 11: Relocating A Podcast
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Season 1: Episode 10: Podcast Content
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Season 1: Episode 9: The Anatomy of a Podcast Interview
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Season 1: Episode 8: Promoting Your Podcast
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Season 1: Episode 7: Troubleshooting Your Podcast
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Season 1: Episode 6: Setting Audio Levels
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Season 1: Episode 5: Fun with Audio Filters
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Season 1: Episode 4: ID3 Tags
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Season 1: Episode 3: Podcasting On the Go
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Season 1: Episode 2: The Podcasting Investment
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Season 1: Episode 1: Podcasting on a Budget
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